Chronic Disease Management and Control (CDMC)

Our mission is to reduce the burden of chronic disease within the County of Kauai. 
The goals of the CDMC program include:

  • Increase the quality and years of healthy life for all Kauai’s people
  • Eliminate existing health disparities among ethnic groups in Kauai
  • Support the development of community-driven strategies
  • Health Education Resource Development-diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, asthma, physical activity, nutrition, overweight and obesity, healthy again, sun protection and smoking cessation
  • Professional Development
  • Public Education

Bilingual Health Services
The goal is improve the delivery of preventive health services and increase healthy behavior among non-English and limited English speaking residents of the state.

Bilingual health aides provide a variety of general health education and assistance to various programs of the State Department of Health in language and cultural interpretation of disease management and control to alleviate barriers in delivery of public health services to non-English speaking and limited English speaking populations on Kauai, Filipino, Hawaiian and Niihau populations are provided support in accessing services through the two bilingual health aides. 

  • Provides community outreach, home visits, representation on Filipino and Hawaiian agencies
  • Provides family and individual counseling, screening support, follow-up, referral, and new contacts related to accessing medical and social services necessary for the client

Related Web Links

American Lung Association Hawaii www.ala-hawaii.org
American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
American Diabetes Association www.diabetes.org
American Heart Association www.americanheart.org
Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii www.bgch.com
County of Kauai Agency on Elderly Affairs www.kauai.gov
Get Fit Kauai www.getfitkauai.com
Tobacco-Free Hawaii www.tobaccofreehawaii.org
Hawaii Tobacco Quitline www.clearthesmoke.org
U.S. Health and Human Services and USDA www.hhs.gov
Center for Disease Control www.cdc.gov

About Us
We are located at the Kauai District Health Office in the town center of Lihue. Please feel free to visit our office and receive more information on chronic disease management and control. To arrange for a presentation, please contact us below:

Staff

Rachelle Bachran
Public Health Educator
Email: rachelle.bachran@doh.hawaii.gov

Cora Pascual
Para-Medical Assistant
Bilingual Health Aide
Email: cora.pascual@doh.hawaii.gov

Pua Kaohelaulii
Para-Medical Assistant
Bilingual Health Aide
Email: pualei.kaohelaulii@doh.hawaii.gov

Address

Kauai District Health Office
3040 Umi Street
Lihue, HI 96766
Phone: 808) 241-3564
Fax: (808) 241-3480
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Hanapepe Health Center
1-3756 Kamualii Highway
Hanapepe, HI 96716
Phone: (808) 335-8410
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